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Photography Essentials: Waiting for the Light by David Noton

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Much as I love to produce epic panoramas of sweeping vistas it’s often the people who best capture the flavour of a place. Ideally I aim to return from a trip with a comprehensive collection of images ranging from landscapes to street scenes, portraits and details, which will form a photo essay on my website and support each other as a set. Each image is stronger as a part of that set than it is on its own, and the portraits and candid images of people in their own environments are a vital element.

Every photographer has a style and unique way of working. As I seem to spend half my life stood beside my tripod waiting for the perfect light for my landscape work, I adopt a completely opposite approach with my people shots: opportunistic, spontaneous ...

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